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Shreds - The Unravelling of Charles Dickens by Phil Porter (music Mary Harrison Hewett)
RolesMinimum Male roles = 4. Minimum Female roles = 2. Minimum total with doubling = 7. Minimum total without doubling = 32. Chorus. Two principals (Dickens and George Dolby), plus many other characters, real and from Dickens' writing, who might be played by a number of on-stage 'voices'.
Run TimeAround 48 minutes. [Estimated!] (The original production ran for one hour.)
MusicKeyboard scores for 10 pieces of background music are provided with the producer's copy of the script.
StyleDrama in a single simple set, designed to be accompanied by projected images (with the option for an on-stage pianist providing mood music).
SynopsisA dramatization of the circumstances that led Charles Dickens to wild success reading extracts from his novels on stage, and the terrible toll it took on him.
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ExtrasThe following additional items are available (at extra cost) to go with this script:
** CD with 40 images, 18 sound effects, 3 video clips and 10 pieces of musical accompaniment for 'Shreds - The Unravelling of Charles Dickens' by Phil Porter (Music by Mary Harrison Hewett)
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The Siege of Manchester by Ben Alexander
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RolesMinimum Male roles = 1. Minimum Female roles = 1. Minimum total with doubling = 12. Minimum total without doubling = 38. No chorus. 38 speaking roles plus an offstage voice, 2 non-speaking soldiers and various opportunities for crowds. Can be performed with a minimum of 12 actors, though 18 or more would be optimum.
Run TimeAround 125 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA historical thriller with various settings.
SynopsisKing Charles I, at loggerheads with his Parliament, is faced with rebellion. Lord Strange, Lord Lieutenant for Lancashire and a Royalist, attempts to take military command in Lancashire. Manchester, Protestant by persuasion and for Parliament, resists under the leadership of some of the deputy-lieutenants. The play recounts their resistance, culminating in Derby's siege of the town in September 1642.
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Sign Here, Please by Graham Trasler
RolesMinimum Male roles = 6. Minimum Female roles = 3. Minimum total with doubling = 13. Minimum total without doubling = 26. Chorus. As written, there are a minimum of nine male roles (or ten if the defendent stays in court throughout), however some historical accuracy could be sacrificed without losing the impact of the stories by switching the gender of the court protagonists.
Run TimeAround 60 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleOne-act play, single (minimal) set, no required props. Not intended to be a musical, but the script has positions for musical interludes.
SynopsisA series of stories from the Gospel of St John explored through a courtroom drama in which Sabbath observance is tested against other teachings of Jesus.
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Signs of Grace by Sarah Howard
RolesMinimum Male roles = 7. Minimum Female roles = 0. Minimum total with doubling = 12. Minimum total without doubling = 22. No chorus. Friends and narrators parts may be doubled, at the Producer's discretion.
Run TimeAround 12 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA short one act play with simple (or no) set.
SynopsisIn a modern setting and using narration with action, the Old and New Testaments of the Bible are brought together - to provide a parable, showing why Jesus died for our sins.
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Silas Marner by George Eliot adapted by Gerald P. Murphy
RolesMinimum Male roles = 10. Minimum Female roles = 8. Minimum total with doubling = 18. Minimum total without doubling = 18. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 50 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleOne-act historical drama, adapted from George Eliot's novel of the same name. A serious play, with a moral
SynopsisSilas Marner has been cast out by his home community and has moved to Raveloe. He continues his weaving business, but becomes a recluse and a miser. His life is changed by two events - the theft of his fortune and the arrival on his doorstep of a foundling whom he names Eppie.
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Sleeping With Beauty by Stuart Ardern (devised by YT2)
RolesMinimum Male roles = 4. Minimum Female roles = 5. Minimum total with doubling = 9. Minimum total without doubling = 23. Chorus. A small number of roles are written to be doubled, but otherwise the casting is very flexible.
Run TimeAround 40 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleDrama for the senior echelons of a youth theatre company. Multiple settings but done with just a single piece of furniture - a bed. Contains disturbing themes.
SynopsisRebelling against her secure upbringing, Mel suffers a major trauma. How will this affect her daughter's life?
A dark exploration of destiny as fairytale collides with modern life.
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Small Miracles by Maureen Speller
RolesMinimum Male roles = 7. Minimum Female roles = 5. Minimum total with doubling = 26. Minimum total without doubling = 54. Chorus. Three short plays, one cast can perform all three or they can have separate casts.
Run TimeAround 30 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicChoral music to be played at various points in play, at discretion of director. Lazy Bee Scripts does not supply any sheet music with this script.
StyleCollection of three short plays with Biblical themes. Suitable for performance by children.
SynopsisA trio of short plays following the story of Mary, Joseph and Jesus from the end of most Nativity stories to the early days of Christianity in Rome.
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The Snow Queen [Version 4] by Hilary Mackelden
RolesMinimum Male roles = 12. Minimum Female roles = 11. Minimum total with doubling = 28. Minimum total without doubling = 40. Chorus. Variable chorus size at Producer's discretion.
Run TimeAround 75 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleIn two acts, this is a new look at the Hans Christian Andersen tale.
SynopsisWhen the Snow Queen breaks her magic mirror, shards fly out into the world. She'll only see herself as ugly in every mirror, unless she retrieves every last shard from the hearts and eyes of men... Kay has the last two shards and the Snow Queen takes him prisoner, so Gerda must rescue her love from the queen.
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Snow White and the Several Dwarfs by Andrew O'Leary
RolesMinimum Male roles = 2. Minimum Female roles = 1. Minimum total with doubling = 31. Minimum total without doubling = 39. Chorus.
Run TimeAround 95 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicVarious songs are suggested in the Producer's copy of the script Lazy Bee Scripts does not supply any sheet music with this script.
StyleA full length pantomime.
SynopsisA new look at the old favourite with all the usual characters (and more), but with a difference...
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ExtrasThe following additional items are available (at extra cost) to go with this script:
** Pantomime Fun-Packs - jokes and games for children, to supplement the programme for your show
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Soldjer by Pete Benson
RolesMinimum Male roles = 3. Minimum Female roles = 4. Minimum total with doubling = 20. Minimum total without doubling = 30. Chorus. Mixed-age cast, with the central character played at various ages. The chorus is flexible, but the author recommends five principals plus a minimum of 15 in the chorus.
Run TimeAround 70 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleDrama. Structurally in two acts, but in length on the boundary between one-act and full-length. No set as such, but requires some specific staging.
SynopsisMike struggles against his contradictory upbringing - a father who encouraged him to question and learn about everything but faith - and finds his whole life affected.
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